Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai speaks during a conference on rural developments in the presidential palace in Kabul October 20, 2010. (AHMAD MASOOD/Ahmad Masood/Reuters)
US Specialist Kyle Connell, from L Trp 4/25CR, from New Orleans, Louisiana, stands guard at a check point in Kandahar City, Afghanistan, Thursday, Oct 21, 2010. (Rodrigo Abd/Rodrigo Abd/The Associated Press)
Afghan children, from Kapisa province, stand in a tent camp October 21, 2010 east of Kabul, Afghanistan. People from the restive Kapisa province have fled to the camp in part because they are frigthened of the Taliban fighers in the area (Majid Saeedi/Majid Saeedi/Getty Images)
Ahmed Wali Karzai, brother of Afghan President Hamid Karzai, is pictured in Kandahar, Afghanistan, Oct. 21, 2009. Canadian officials and their Kandahari counterparts are wrestling with the daunting challenge of keeping voters in southern Afghanistan safe during a runoff election that's just over two weeks away (Jonathan Montpetit/Jonathan Montpetit/The Canadian Press)
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